How to Prevent Common Playtime Injuries
You may wonder how to keep your child safe from broken bones during playtime or on the playground. Learn what our pediatric orthopedic specialists recommend.
Backpack Tips for Kids and Teens
To help prevent the aches and pains that can result from carrying too heavy a load, follow these tips to help your kids choose the best backpack and wear it correctly.
Should My Child See a Chiropractor?
Chiropractic care is popular among adults, but is it good for kids? At Children’s, we recommend visiting a pediatric orthopedic specialist first.
Under 18? Why Your Teen Needs a Pediatric Orthopedic Specialist
Your teen may think she’s all grown up, but her bones tell a different story. A pediatric orthopedist understands growing bones and can help them heal.
5 Ways to Prevent a Flat Head in Your Baby
Because babies should always sleep on their backs to prevent SIDS, they’re at risk of developing flat heads. Here’s how to guard against that.
What to Do if Your Child Breaks a Bone
Helping your child get comfortable and finding the nearest ER or pediatric urgent care center are the two most important things you can do.
Why Your Kid May Be Complaining About Back Pain
It’s not just adults who have back pain. Our pediatric experts treat teens and kids for back pain, whether it’s their muscles or bones or something else.
Why Your Kid’s Bones Are Different From Yours
Kids' bones will grow until they are in their 20s and are more flexible to allow for this. Learn some of the other reasons kid bones need specialized care.
Spine Surgery: What to Expect
We know the prospect of spinal surgery may feel daunting. Children’s is here to help you plan for surgery day and the weeks after as your child heals.
How to Tell If Your Child Has Scoliosis
Learn what to look for if you suspect your child may have scoliosis.
3 Signs Your Child May Have Broken a Bone
You might not hear a crack, but that doesn’t mean your child has avoided a break. Learn the not-so-obvious signs that he may have a break in there.
Does My Baby Have Flat Head Syndrome?
If you think your baby has flat head syndrome, schedule an appointment with a specialist. Early treatment could prevent the need for a baby cranial helmet.
Avoiding Broken Bones in Babies, Kids and Teens
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, as the saying goes. Learn tips for keeping the littlest kids safe and building strong bones as they grow up.
When it comes to broken bones, where you take them for treatment matters.
Our team of doctors, nurses and technicians knows how to diagnose and treat broken bones in growing bodies. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranks us among the top pediatric orthopedics programs in the country.Learn more
This content is general information and is not specific medical advice. Always consult with a doctor or healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns about the health of a child. In case of an urgent concern or emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department right away. Some physicians and affiliated healthcare professionals on the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta team are independent providers and are not our employees.